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Resolving Title And Escrow Issues

Rossi, Hamerslough, Reischl & Chuck has represented the largest title and escrow companies in the Bay Area, as well as successfully litigated complicated cases against them.

The roles of title and escrow companies are not always well understood, yet these roles can trigger serious legal ramifications if they are not executed as intended. Whether you need to enforce your title insurance policy or compel your title company to honor its obligations, our attorneys know how to get results. Claims brought against title and escrow companies can involve:

  • Fraud
  • Failing to deliver proper title
  • Failing to provide coverage under the insurance policy
  • Overcharging buyers
  • Misuse of escrow funds
  • Breach of duties
  • Improper fees
  • Closing escrow when funds are not available
  • Misrepresentation of information
  • Failing to properly record documents
  • Bad faith estimates

We represent clients in all aspects of title review and resolution of title problems, from the simple to the complicated, with a proven history of holding title and escrow companies accountable for their activities.

Recent Case Results
Fogarty v. Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, et al. (San Mateo Superior Court Case No. CIV441934). Represented title insurance policy holder in an action to assert easement rights in a roadway crossing property owned by Open Space District who cross-complained asserting rights to the same roadway. The matter was successfully settled to the satisfaction of all parties.
Read more about our successful title and escrow cases in our Case Results page.

Talk To An Attorney Who Understands Title And Escrow Disputes

If you have suffered a financial loss due to a cloud on your title, fraud, improper closings, bad faith estimates or any wrongful act by a title and escrow company, it is important to consult with a lawyer who is well-versed in this specialized area of law.

To arrange your initial consultation with one of our experienced real estate lawyers, please contact us online.